Nebraska contains ten schools that offer physician assistant programs. Union College, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 physician assistant schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union College comes out as the most expensive ($17,766/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Nebraska schools who go on to become physician assistants. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,900 people working as physician assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,830. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 3,320 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,160. Physician assistants in this state earn $82,770/yr and there are 840 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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